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Señor Wences (1896–1999)


The Spanish born ventriloquist Senor Wences was one of the highest paid vaudeville acts in the world. Hugely popular with American TV audiences Wences was also a top nightclub favorite. Born Wenceslao Moreno in Peñaranda de Bracamonte, Salamanca (Spain), Wences began performing ventriloquism as a child An early career in bullfighting proved ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Jack Benny Hour
(1959)
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself - Ventriloquist / Himself
(1952-1967)
The Muppet Show
The Muppet Show Himself - Special Guest Star
(1980)

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 1977 Crazy Horse de Paris
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 1963 The Jerry Lewis Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.11 (1963)
 1961 The Chevy Show (TV Series)
- Hello World (1961) ... (as Senor Wences)
 1947 Mother Wore Tights
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Personal Details

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In 1986, he toured with Mickey Rooney and Ann Miller in the play "Sugar Babies."

Alternate Names:

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Did You Know?

Trivia:

His second wife, was Natalie Cover, nee Eisler a dancer, she was born in Karkov, Russia in 1918, widow of Mr. Cover and died of lung problems in New York city in 2005. They were married in 1951 in Beirut, Lebanon, at the U.S.A. Consulate. No issue. See more »

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Señor Wences

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Aries

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